Jeff Blackburn the Amazon exec in charge of Prime Video, Twitch, and gaming is retiring again

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Amazon’s Jeff Blackburn, who leads the corporate’s media and leisure companies, is retiring from Amazon for a second time, based on emails from Blackburn and CEO Andy Jassy on Friday.

With Blackburn’s departure, there will probably be some shifts in Amazon’s org chart. Mike Hopkins, who heads up Prime Video, Amazon Studios, and MGM, will report on to Jassy. Steve Boom will add Audible, Twitch, and Amazon’s video games division to his present duties overseeing the corporate’s music and podcasting teams. He’ll additionally report on to Jassy.

Blackburn first retired from his job as SVP of enterprise and company improvement in February 2021 after a year-long sabbatical however was again in his present function that May. Since his return,…

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